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Anti-Angiogenic Functional and Medicinal Foods

1st Edition

Edited by Jack N. Losso, Fereidoon Shahidi, Debasis Bagchi

CRC Press

736 pages | 79 B/W Illus.

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The ability to regulate and manipulate the generation or remodeling of blood vessels is key to the successful treatment of many chronic diseases, both oncological and non-oncological. Several bioactive compounds present in human diets are now known to exert an inhibitive effect on the either the signaling or construction of new blood vessels. The identification and characterization of these anti-angiogenic molecules opens a new avenue for the research and production of functional and medicinal foods with far reaching implications for the food-based treatment of chronic degenerative disease.

Drawing from an extensive list of esteemed international contributors, Anti-Angiogenic Functional and Medicinal Foods explores the history and scope of the use of conventional foods, nutraceuticals, and health products in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Recent advancements in proteomics, genomics, and toxicogenomics give us a far more detailed picture of the molecular basis of nutrition and systems toxicology. Explaining the role of angiogenesis in various chronic diseases, individual chapters consider endothelial cell responses, the mechanism of the angiogenic cascade, and the angiogenic function involved in tumors, cardiovascular disease, inflammatory arthritis, and obesity. A collection of chapters studies specific foods and their functional bioactive compounds such as the effects of edible berry anthocyanins, various Chinese medicinal foods, dietary flavonoids, probiotics, shark cartilage, EPA and DHA, and marine polysaccharides. The book concludes with a discussion of the challenges faced during the development and delivery of anti-angiogenic functional food products.

Presenting the current research and state of the science, Anti-Angiogenic Functional and Medicinal Foods provides researchers, scientists, clinical nutritionists, and oncologists with a valuable reference to this important and growing mode of therapy.

Table of Contents

History and Scope of Functional Foods Around the World

Scope of Conventional and Functional Foods in the U.S.A., J.N. Losso

Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals and Natural Health Products in Canada, K. Fitzpatrick and F.Shahidi

History and Scope of Functional Foods in Japan, M. Shimizu and A. Kawakami

Functional Foods in India: History and Scope, T.P. Devasagayam, J.C. Tilak, and R. Singhal

History and Scope of Functional Foods in China, A. Woo, Y. Zhao, R. Zhang, C. Zhou,and C. Cheng

History and Current Status of Functional Foods in Korea, H. Joo Lee and Y.J. Surh

Australia and New Zealand, H. Singh, L. Tapsell, M. Gidley, P. Gopal,and P.J. Moughan

Prophylactic Phenolic Antioxidants in Functional Foods of Tropical Island States of the Mascarene Archipelago (Indian Ocean), T. Bahorun, V.S. Neergheen, M.A. Soobrattee, V.A. Luximon-Ramma,and O.I. Aruoma

Functional Foods in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Countries: History, Scope and Dietary Habits, F. Yildiz, P. Kotzekidou, A. Michaelidou,and G. Nocella

Functional Foods in the European Union, A. Palou, P. Oliver, A. Ma Rodríguez, and A. Caimari

Functional Foods in the European Union: Main Issues and Impact on the Food Industry, M. Canavari, A. Castellini, G. Nocella,and C. Pirazzoli

Functional Foods Legislation in Brazil, F.M. Lajolo and E. Miyazaki

The “Ohmics” Technologies and Functional Foods

Principles of Proteomics, L. Jin, L. Rodicio, and P.A. Limbach

Toxicogenomics and Systems Toxicology, M.D. Waters and J.M. Fostel

Angiogenesis and Chronic Degenerative Diseases

Endothelial Cell Responses to Physiological and Pathophysiological Environments, R. W. Siggins and C. A. Hornick

Angiogenic Switch: Roles of Estrogenic Compounds, S.K. Banerjee, G. Ray, P. Van Veldhuizen,and S. Banerjee

Reactive Oxygen Species and Angiogenesis, S. Chatterjee

Angiogenesis in Inflammatory Arthritis, S. Mandal, S. Kana kundu-Raychaudhuri,and S. P. Raychaudhuri

Angiogenesis and Cardiovascular Diseases, R.J. Tomanek

Angiogenesis and Anti-Angiogenesis in Brain Tumors, R.H. Goldbrunner

Diabetes and Angiogenesis, G. Trimurtulu, S.Venkateswarlu, and G.V. Subbaraju

Obesity and Angiogenesis, D. Bagchi, S. Zafra-Stone, C.K. Sen, and M. Bagchi

Angiogenesis, Functional, and Medicinal Foods

Screening Functional Foods as Inhibitors of Angiogenesis Biomarkers, J.N. Losso

Role of Edible Berry Anthocyanins in Angiogenesis, M. Bagchi, S. Zafra-Stone, J.N. Losso, C.K. Sen,S. Roy, S. Hazra, and D. Bagchi

Redox Regulation of Angiogenesis: Anti-Angiogenic Properties of Edible Berries and Its Significance in a Clinical Setting, G.M. Gordillo, D. Bagchi, and C.K. Sen

A Novel Nutrient Mixture Containing Ascorbic Acid, Lysine, Proline, and Green Tea Extract Inhibits Critical Parameters in Angiogenesis, M. Waheed Roomi, V. Ivanov, T. Kalinovsky, A. Niedzwiecki,and M. Rath

Angiogenesis and Chinese Medicinal Foods, A.Woo, Y. Zhao, R. Zhang, C. Zhou,and C. Cheng

Disposition and Metabolism of Dietary Flavonoids, M.J. Kang and D.H. Kim

Functional Foods: Probiotics, M. Saarela

Potential Anti-Cancer Effects of Shark Cartilage, K.Sato, M.Suganuma, and K. Shichinohe

Physiological Effects of Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) — A Review, N. Bhaskar and K. Miyashita

Marine Polysaccharides and Angiogenesis: Modulation of Angiogenesis by Fucoidans, S. Soeda, S. Koyanagi, and H. Shimeno

Development and Delivery of Anti-Angiogenic Functional Food Products: Opportunities and Challenges, J.N. Losso


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